HONORING THOSE WHO SERVED....... Our Chapter is now aCommemorative Partnerwith the

United States of AmericaVietnam War Commemoration. 

It is an organization that is dedicated to Honoring and Thanking our Vietnam Veterans and their families, especially those who lost loved ones.  We will be participating with our events throughout the next year. For more information about the project go to  www.vietnamwar50th.com

Finishing our 2nd year of existence as a VHPA Chapter in the great state of ALASKA! By recognizing the pilots of Vietnam and expanding our chapter to other Military and Alaskan pilots and crews we will work in conjunction with Our National VHPA. We are dedicated to the objectives of the VHPA and to the fulfillment of purpose: There is Pride in knowing WE FLEW!

Our picnic this year was once again held at the Palmer American Legion . It is a very nice lake front setting and the rain held off to give us a beautiful day. About 38 folks enjoyed the food and company and the conversation was...... as you would expect ...... lively!!! A HUGH THANK YOU to David, Terry and Tim for a great job putting this together for us.                       

WE ARE A TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION.........
EIN # 37-1699024  


Membership applications and levels of membership available NOW see page #2!  We are growing total membership is now 64!!!

Check out Page #3 ....Members page ...Send in your photos!

Our Veterans Museum  Vietnam display is very nice, we invite all to go by and check it out! They could also use some volunteer help a couple of hours each month at the museum, so think about it! Thanks to Tim, Red and Terry for their volunteer efforts.

Membership dues for 2016 will be via a donation from our members. No set amount, what ever your feel you can give to help us stay strong. We now can accept larger donations to cover two years at a time! Keeping it simple!
 
                  ****MARK YOUR CALENDAR ........NEXT Chapter Get Together .... 

Dinner at American Legion Post #1 on Fireweed in Anchorage, November 18th  @ 5:30pm

                                        Be sureand check the calendar of events on page 5!

Don't forget to get your PATCHES and HATS ...... They look real nice.
If your VHPA National membership has expired ......
VHPA.org
Also we have a PRIVATE Face Book page ......
VHPA-Alaska ... join in!

WE need pictures of you and your unit for our members page, and for our Vietnam display at the
Veterans Museum. Please send them to me!
Also check out page 4 ... real nice!
                                                                      
Ideas?? Suggestions??? Let us know, we really want your input!

VIETNAM
HELICOPTER PILOTS  
ASSOCIATION ALASKA CHAPTER
(VHPA-Alaska) 

Need more info .. contact Lynn Kile atllkile@aol.com (President)
or Terry Vraniak at
whiteteam33@hotmail.com  (Treasurer/Secretary)
or Francis Boisseau at
francis.boisseau@yahoo,com(Fairbanks)
or David Buirge at
buirge1@mtaonline.net (Board Member)
or Tim Kavanaugh at
kavanatj@gmail.com
(Vice President)

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